July 19, 1976
47 years old
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm
78 kg | 172 lbs
42 in | 107 cm
12 US | 45 EU
32 in | 81 cm
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born in London, England, on July 19, 1976, is a English actor.
Young Benedict Cumberbatch first started performing in school production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in role as Titania, Queen of the Fairies, at the age of 12.
He began his professional acting career at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions.
He made his big screen debut in historical period drama movie To Kill a King (2003) in role as Royalist.
He got his television debut in BBC drama serial Tipping the Velvet (2002) in role as Freddy.
Benedict's breakthrough performance came as Stephen Hawking in BBC television movie Hawking (2004).
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He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor, a BAFTA Awards for Best Leading Actor and a Golden Globe Awards Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his roles in films
The Imitation Game (2014) historical drama as Alan Turing
The Power of the Dog (2021) Western psychological drama as Phil Burbank
He portrayed Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies:
Doctor Strange (2016), for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie and the Saturn Award for Best Actor
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
He played characters of Smaug and Necromancer, through voice and motion capture in The Hobbit Movie series:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), for which he won the BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
He was nominated for the British Academy Television Awards for Best Actor for his roles in drama movies:
Hawking (2004) as Stephen Hawking
The Hollow Crown (2012) as Richard III
He was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Bernard in drama film Small Island (2009).
He was nominated for the London Critics Circle Film Award for British Breakthrough - Acting for his role as William Pitt in biographical drama film Amazing Grace (2006).
He was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Peter Guillam in drama mystery movie Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Khan Noonien Singh in science fiction adventure movie Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).
Black Mass (2015) biographical crime drama as William M. Bulger
Starter for Ten (2006) comedy drama as Patrick Watts
War Horse (2011) drama as Major Jamie Stewart
12 Years a Slave (2013) period drama as William Ford
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) historical romantic drama as William Carey
Creation (2009) biographical drama as Joseph Dalton Hooker
The Fifth Estate (2013) biographical thriller as Julian Assange
1917 (2019) drama war as Colonel Mackenzie
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance as Sherlock Holmes in BBC crime drama series Sherlock (2010–2017) also has received four nominations for the same award.
He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Leading Actor and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Patrick Melrose in drama miniseries Patrick Melrose (2018).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Christopher Tietjens in BBC/HBO/VRT television serial Parade's End (2012).
Fortysomething (2003) British comedy drama series as Rory Slippery
Nathan Barley (2005) Channel 4 sitcom as Robin
To the Ends of the Earth (2005) BBC miniseries as Edmund Talbot
Broken News (2005) BBC Two comedy show as Will Parker
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television for his role as Stephen Ezard in BBC drama series The Last Enemy (2008).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in episodes "Benedict Cumberbatch / Solange" (2016) and "Benedict Cumberbatch / Arcade Fire" (2022).
He voiced Dr. Stephen Strange / Strange Supreme in Disney+ animated anthology series What If...? (2021).
Attended Brambletye School in West Sussex and Harrow School in London, England.
He studied Drama at the Victoria University of Manchester.
Graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), with a MA in Classical Acting.
Has English, Welsh, Scottish, Cornish, French, Swedish, German and Dutch ancestry.
Has step-sisterr, Tracy Peacock.
He is third cousin 16 times removed of King Richard III.
He was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his role as George Tesman in a play "Hedda Gabler" (2005), at Almeida Theatre and Duke of York's Theatre.
He was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Prince Hamlet in a play "Hamlet" (2016), at Barbican Theatre.
He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his role as The Creature / Victor Frankenstein in Danny Boyle's stage production of "Frankenstein" (2011), at the Royal National Theatre.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6918 Hollywood Boulevard in 2022.
He is an ambassador for The Prince's Trust.
Benedict's hobbies are skiing, high-speed motorcycling and scuba diving.
He volunteering as an English teacher at a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Darjeeling, India.
Huge fan of actor Robert Downey Jr.
He voiced Smaug / The Necromancer in video game Lego The Hobbit (2014).
He received a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2015.
He sang lead vocals on the song "Comfortably Numb" with Pink Floyd member David Gilmour in shows in London (2016).
Good friends with Gary Oldman, Keira Knightley, James McAvoy and Tom Hardy.
Has a wax figure at Madame Tussauds in London.
Lives in Hampstead, North London, England.
He dated Anna Jones (2011-2012) and Olivia Poulet (1999-2011).
He married English theatre and opera director Sophie Hunter in 2015, they have three sons, Christopher Carlton, Hal Auden and Finn.